Honor View 20 unveiled; Features in-display front camera, Kirin 980, 48MP camera

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Honor recently announced the View 20 in China. The phone features an in-display cutout for the front camera and HiSilicon’s premium chipset.

Honor View 20

It looks like the company is not yet ready to call it a year. Recently in an event in China, Honor announced the Honor View 20. The handset comes with a large display complete with an in-display cutout hole for the front camera and HiSilicon’s top-of-the-line chipsest.

The Honor View 20’s front camera has a 25MP sensor. It’s not found on a notch, but rather in a small 4.5mm cutout. According to the company, they used an advanced lithography process that allows for a more seamless design, making it more durable with less light bleed.

At the back, the phone boasts a 48MP rear camera with a 3D ToF sensor. The main sensor outputs 12MP images and uses a Quad-Bayer method similar to the process used by the Huawei P20 Pro

The phone also sports a unique design here as well. It has a reflective V-pattern design that appears when hit by light at the right angle.

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Up front, the Honor View 20 has a 6.4-inch full HD+ IPS display with an impressive 91.82% screen-to-body ratio. There’s also an octa-core HiSilicon 980 processor under the hood, paired with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB storage. And powering the devices is a fairly large 4,000mAh battery.

honor view 20

The Honor View 20 will come to China first, priced at CNY2,999 for the 6GB + 128GB variant, and CNY3,499 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. Converted to local currency, that’s roughly around PHP23,100 and PHP26,900, respectively.

An 8GB + 256GB Moschino edition is also available for CNY3,999 (around PHP30,700).

The View 20 is expected to launch globally in Paris on January 2019.

Honor View 20 specs:

Display6.4-inch Full HD+ IPS (2310 × 1080, 398 ppi), 91.82% Screen-to-Body Ratio
Processor2.6GHz Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 980
GPUMali-G76 MP10
Storage128/256GB Storage
Rear Camera48MP + TOF 3D Stereo Dual Rear Cameras, Sony IMX 586, LED Flash
Front Camera25MP Front Camera, f/2.0, In-Display Design
Network4G VoLTE
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11ac, Dual Band
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
PortsUSB Type-C, 3.5mm Audio Jack
OthersFingerprint Sensor
OSHonor Magic UI 2.0, Android 9 Pie
Dimensions156.9 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm, 180 g
Battery4,000mAh Battery

Bryan is a tech and gadget enthusiast who spends his day blogging, writing fiction, and watching NBA clips on YouTube.

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